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Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,310
Posted By Hollyr
Glad you are still planning to go, but it might...

Glad you are still planning to go, but it might be closer to Hell than you imagined at the start. The current eruption is in an area that historically erupts for more than 2 years at a time. Plus...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,236
Posted By Hollyr
The older Icelandic homes also have a raised...

The older Icelandic homes also have a raised threshhold between the rooms. I'm thinking that a North Atlantic gale with horizontal rain can blow water into the outer rooms and this protects the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,236
Posted By Hollyr
Nice to see the plaque honouring Captain...

Nice to see the plaque honouring Captain Bartlett. His journey to rescue the Karluk survivors was almost as amazing as Shacketon's.

If you are going to nitpick the farthest eastern point in...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-18-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 32,862
Posted By Hollyr
It was great meeting you all. That border...

It was great meeting you all. That border official who thought I was insane for riding so far in the cold and rain just doesn't know what he's missing. I made it home by 5ish and had less rain on...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-15-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 32,862
Posted By Hollyr
In

In
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 82,819
Posted By Hollyr
Too funny, my post about snakes turned out to be...

Too funny, my post about snakes turned out to be #666.
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 82,819
Posted By Hollyr
Great RR. Much respect for being able to ride to...

Great RR. Much respect for being able to ride to the hospital! :bow:bow

About a decade ago I was in Lafayette Park in LA, when others warned me to be careful because there was a snake near the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-30-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 58,503
Posted By Hollyr
:ear

:ear
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-22-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,166
Posted By Hollyr
I'm celiac as well and it can be a problem. I...

I'm celiac as well and it can be a problem. I print out these free restaurant cards (http://www.celiactravel.com/cards/) in every language I am likely to encounter. In North America I have several...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 50,082
Posted By Hollyr
Those are fabulous pics of Yellowstone! I'm...

Those are fabulous pics of Yellowstone! I'm really enjoying watching your trip. Too bad about the weather afterwards, but as they say in Hawaii--no rain, no rainbows.
Forum: Canada 09-03-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,138
Posted By Hollyr
Great meeting you all tonight. For pics of the...

Great meeting you all tonight. For pics of the helmet and to pay up check this thread. (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24995830&posted=1#post24995830)
Forum: Canada 09-02-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 112,593
Posted By Hollyr
I have the helmet. Signfest at the St. George...

I have the helmet. Signfest at the St. George tomorrow at 7. See you all there.
Forum: Canada 09-02-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,138
Posted By Hollyr
I have the helmet. St. George signfest tomorrow!

I have the helmet. St. George signfest tomorrow!
Forum: Canada 09-01-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,138
Posted By Hollyr
Looks, like I'm riding to NY tomorrow instead of...

Looks, like I'm riding to NY tomorrow instead of Wed. to get the helmet. Possible thunderstorms, so not as nice a ride, but I will have it at the St. George.
Forum: Canada 09-01-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,138
Posted By Hollyr
Equidistant for me, but the menu at St. George is...

Equidistant for me, but the menu at St. George is better. I'm hoping to get the helmet from Mark during the day on Wed. It's a nice ride.
Forum: Canada 08-28-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 112,593
Posted By Hollyr
You can still sign up for a forgery. Check the...

You can still sign up for a forgery. Check the thread. (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1001037)
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,310
Posted By Hollyr
Congrats on scoring the Sami sticker! I heard...

Congrats on scoring the Sami sticker! I heard the same story about repression of the language and culture when I visited a Sami reindeer farm in Finland....
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,310
Posted By Hollyr
Really enjoying your report. I see that the...

Really enjoying your report.

I see that the weather in Scandinavia didn't improve any after my trip through Denmark, Sweden and Finland at the end of June/early July. Have to agree about city...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 27,046
Posted By Hollyr
Subscribed! You go girls!

Subscribed! You go girls!
Forum: Europe 08-24-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,210
Posted By Hollyr
That would be fine for photo radar, but it you...

That would be fine for photo radar, but it you are stopped it isn't going to fly. Lots of US and Canadian citizens use N. American plated bikes in Europe. Rather than paying to ship the bike back,...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,433
Posted By Hollyr
Fabulous pics and great report. I really must...

Fabulous pics and great report. I really must get north and east again soon, it has been too long since I've visited those areas.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,575
Posted By Hollyr
Steering Wheel--I'd wave

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Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 50,082
Posted By Hollyr
Elisa, if you come this far north I'd be happy...

Elisa, if you come this far north I'd be happy to host you as well. Can't promise a rally but will do my best. :D
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 50,082
Posted By Hollyr
I was fortunate to be able to host Rob and Kath...

I was fortunate to be able to host Rob and Kath as well. The only problem with tent space is that people want to come during riding season and I'm usually out riding. This time I was actually...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,769
Posted By Hollyr
Leaving PEI with 2 Buco saddlebags. The next day...

Leaving PEI with 2 Buco saddlebags. The next day I arrived In Levis, PQ with only 1.
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Forum: Canada 07-14-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,103
Posted By Hollyr
Had some work done at a Kawasaki shop in Lusk,...

Had some work done at a Kawasaki shop in Lusk, Wyoming after a little oopsie in the Grand Tetons. The owner was more than helpful, so I wrote Kawasaki, US praising his efforts. They returned the...
Forum: Canada 07-14-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By Hollyr
Drop by the volunteer booth in the MOA (Progress)...

Drop by the volunteer booth in the MOA (Progress) Building. I have a job for you. :evil
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 76,714
Posted By Hollyr
Thanks John Smallberries, I wondered if it would...

Thanks John Smallberries, I wondered if it would inflate in a slow speed crash or low side. Very good to hear that it worked for you. BTW, I just got back from Germany and the autobahn was under...
Forum: Canada 05-23-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,546
Posted By Hollyr
If you feel the need to see Niagara Falls, I...

If you feel the need to see Niagara Falls, I can't help much with the TO to Hamilton part (although I did have a bike which didn't trigger the cameras on the 407 :D) but I can give you the Ridge...
Forum: Face plant 04-14-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,645
Posted By Hollyr
Parking lots are always terrifying. The test for...

Parking lots are always terrifying. The test for my motorcycle licence was to ride through a large mall parking lot during store hours, out onto the street, around the block then back through the...
Forum: Face plant 04-14-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,883
Posted By Hollyr
Only thing worse than sand in the spring is wet...

Only thing worse than sand in the spring is wet leaves in the fall. Glad you and the bike weren't too badly damaged.
Forum: Canada 04-11-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By Hollyr
I thought vintage referred to us not the bikes!

I thought vintage referred to us not the bikes!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,890
Posted By Hollyr
I have found that dropping the bike at a busy...

I have found that dropping the bike at a busy intersection gets me lots of help picking it up and getting it out of the way. :D
Forum: Canada 04-10-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By Hollyr
Paris Vintage Rally June 13 - 15

Preregistration ends Apr. 30th (and is considerably cheaper.) Information here. (http://cvmgparisrally.ca/index.html) This year is coincides with a Port Dover Friday the 13th so lots to do in the...
Forum: Americas 04-08-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By Hollyr
You might want to ask the mods to post this in...

You might want to ask the mods to post this in Trip Planning instead of Ride Reports. Do check trip planning for the tent space thread as we do have lots of Canadians offering places to stay. 6...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,992
Posted By Hollyr
Now that looks like a fascinating house. Any...

Now that looks like a fascinating house. Any chance there's a thread on it?

OP, grow up. No way I would have married anyone who didn't own a bike and ride frequently. OTOH, pregnancy, and...
Forum: Racing 03-22-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 240,634
Posted By Hollyr
RV was really sick. The office was in shock when...

RV was really sick. The office was in shock when * came in and said he might race. He did really well to place where he did. Lots of really good racing in all the events. In the ones where first...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-28-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,859
Posted By Hollyr
The motorcycle museum...

The motorcycle museum (http://www.sterba-bike.cz/item/muzeum-motocyklu-augustusburg-nemecko?lang=EN) in Augustusburg (East) Germany is not well known, but a great way to spend a day. My pics...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,918
Posted By Hollyr
National Parks Pass

If you don't already have one check into getting a National Parks Pass (http://www.nps.gov/findapark/passes.htm). Even if you don't plan to camp, it is the best deal in the world and gets you into...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-24-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,911
Posted By Hollyr
Awesome. Donation sent. Thanks.

Awesome. Donation sent. Thanks.
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